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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Arkansas Red-Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Neosho River at Iola are issued routinely year-round.
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Upstream Gauge - at Le Roy Upstream Gauge Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Chanute
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 27
Moderate Flood Stage: 21
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 13
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 33.26 ft on 07/13/1951
(2) 26.90 ft on 07/01/2007
(3) 23.50 ft on 09/13/1926
(4) 22.65 ft on 04/25/1944
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 8.71 ft on 03/12/2023
(2) 16.37 ft on 05/06/2022
(3) 12.97 ft on 07/16/2021
(4) 15.48 ft on 06/26/2021
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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33 Expect one third of the city of Iola to be inundated by 3 feet of flood waters.
27 The base of the Iola Water Power Plant begins to take on water. Expect flooding of some streets in Iola.
21 Flood waters reach the Cabins on west bank of river.
19.5 Flood waters flow over 1300 Street, just north of Elm Creek, and over low lying fields next to the Water Plant. Expect west bank overflows north of gage site.
19 The gravel road below the low water dam on west side of river floods as well as agricultural fields.
17 Flood waters cover West Bruner Street by Riverside Park.
15 Flooding occurs for about 1.5 miles over Dry Lake Corner on 1000 Street north of Highway 54.
(1) Looking upstream
(2) Looking downstream
(3) Looking west at DCP gage shelter
(4) Looking east at wireweight gage

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